I think either would work for you. Page Layout has a bit of a learning curve, being less automatic, and you should plan ahead and make some page templates to make easier work of it. If you stay with a Word Processing template, be aware that problems can arise if you have pages with no text at all. Mostly text and a smattering of graphics works quite well in WP mode.
Thanks for your input, he gave me an idea. Since there's about 15 chapters, then I should create a new page for each chapter in the page layout and that would make it easier for me to access that. And then I can flow each chapter to the new page as needed and then place the picture in there.
So the question is, I create a new text box & placed the text in that chapter/page and then place my picture within that text box. How do I get the picture the flow on the page within the text? (I am in Page layout)
Just figured out how to it...this is for those who may experience this problem in the future, so here's how you do it, inspector then you pick the third one from the left call object placement and then check the box object causes wrap. Then the picture will work just fine on your document.
Is there a advantageto to creating a blank document and place a text box and a photo in it or create your text box and make a full page and place the picture in it.